List of Famous Bands from Oxford

List of Oxford bands, listed by their level of fame. This Oxford musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Oxford bands are included, as well as many Oxford musicians of underground status. This list of Oxford musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Oxford bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List is made up of bands like Foals and R. L. Burnside.

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  • Foals
    Dance-punk, New Prog, Alternative dance
    • Albums: Antidotes, Holy Fire, Cassius, iTunes Live: London Festival '08, Total Life Forever
    Foals are a rock band from Oxford, England formed in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist and lead guitarist Yannis Philippakis, drummer and percussionist Jack Bevan, rhythm guitarist Jimmy Smith, and ...more
  • R. L. Burnside
    Punk blues, Juke joint blues, Garage rock
    • Albums: Heritage of the Blues: No Monkeys on This Train, A Ass Pocket of Whiskey, Burnside on Burnside, Well ... Well ... Well, Mississippi Hill Country Blues
    R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 – September 1, 2005) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He played music for much of his life but received little recognition before the early ...more
  • Ed O'Brien
    Electronic music, Experimental rock, Alternative rock
    Edward John O'Brien (born 15 April 1968) is an English guitarist and member of the alternative rock band Radiohead. O'Brien attended Abingdon School in Oxford, England, where he met the other members ...more
  • Supergrass
    Britpop, Alternative rock
    • Albums: In It for the Money, I Should Coco, Supergrass, Life on Other Planets, Road to Rouen
    Supergrass were an English alternative rock band from Oxford. The band consisted of brothers Gaz and Rob Coombes, Mick Quinn and Danny Goffey. Gaz Coombes, Mick Quinn and Danny Goffey formed ...more
  • Swervedriver
    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Ejector Seat Reservation, Raise, 99th Dream, Juggernaut Rides '89-'98, Mezcal Head
    Swervedriver are an English alternative rock band formed in Oxford in 1989 around core members Adam Franklin and Jimmy Hartridge. Between 1989 and 1998, the band released four studio albums and ...more
  • Ride
    Shoegazing, Space rock, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Nowhere, Brixton Academy (27/03/92), Carnival of Light, Tarantula, Waves
    Ride are a British rock band that formed in 1988 in Oxford, England, consisting of Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence "Loz" Colbert, and Steve Queralt. The band were initially part of the ...more